SPARC3/SPARC4 STEM Scholarship

The SPARC3/SPARC4 SSTEM Scholarship is designed for students who plan on majoring in a STEM Field (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Math, Computer Science, etc…). This scholarship is open to all Associate of Science students, who qualify for federal financial aid and who have a 3.0 GPA (unweighted). While at Gaston College, students can receive up to $6,000 per year for two years. Students who wish to major in Biology and who transfer to UNCC after leaving Gaston College continue to be eligible for up to $7,500 per year at UNCC.

Award
6,000.00 over 2 semesters
Deadline
12/03/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay Question 1. What about your goals, academic or extracurricular work, personal character, and background make you a strong candidate for the SPARC Scholars program? Please describe your educational and/or professional background, your educational and professional goals in detail.

    There are two essay questions, which must not exceed 500 words total. You may write about each separately or combine your responses, but keep your letter/essay within 500 words.
  2. Essay Question 2. Why do you want to participate in the SPARC Scholars program? What do you hope to gain from your experience through your participation in the SPARC Scholars workshop, learning community, and mentoring activities?

    There are two essay questions, which must not exceed 500 words total. You may write about each separately or combine your responses, but keep your letter/essay within 500 words.
  3. Please upload a Transcript (An unofficial transcript is acceptable).
  4. Are you a CCP (College Career and Promise) Student?
  5. If you are a CCP Student, will you be a CCP student during the upcoming Fall semester?
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